Aquatics Facility Director

Position Type:
Parks and Recreation Line Employees

Date Posted:

Parks and Recreation Offices

Town of Vernon

Title: Aquatic Facility Director
Hourly Rate: $21.00

Job Summary
Primary responsibility is for the safety of all guests at the aquatic facility. Ensure Implementation of facility and department policies at their location.

General Duties

  • Is considered a first responder for all medical procedures and may be exposed to possible health risks.
  • Responsible for enforcing the rules and regulations of the aquatic facility.
  • Maintains accountability of and is responsible for the health and safety of all patrons and employees assigned to their location.
  • Schedules employees so the facility is fully staffed during hours of operations.
  • Practice preventative lifeguarding to avoid unnecessary accidents in and around the water.
  • Assist distressed swimmers.
  • Plans and implements weekly trainings for employees.
  • Responsible for keeping proper records at the facility.
  • Maintain positive relations in daily contact with public.
  • Responsible for the daily cleaning and upkeep of the aquatic facility.
  • Perform required duties in accordance with Town, Department and American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED training & policies.
  • Communicate with the Aquatic Program Coordinator and Park Maintenance team regarding any facility issues.
  • Responsible for all day to day operations of their Aquatic Facility.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


  • 16 years of age or older.
  • Possess current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification with Waterfront Certification.
  • 2-3 years previous experience in a lifeguard or supervisor role.
  • Reliable transportation.

Physical and mental effort and Work Conditions

  • Must be in good physical conditions.
  • Able to lift objects in excess of 30 pounds.
  • Able to concentrate for extended periods of time.
  • Able to sit, stand and swim for extended periods of time.
  • Able to attend to task for 45 minutes.
  • Able to perform tasks which require hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to see objects closely and far away.
  • Able to hear normal sounds with background noise, such as a call for help.
  • Extended exposure to the sun.
  • Exposure to blood, body tissues or fluids.
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions.
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